Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Anderson, Joseph "Bently"

He passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015. He was 71 and was a native of Gonzales and resident of St. Gabriel. Interment in St. Gabriel Catholic Church Cemetery.

Aydell, Bill

A longtime resident of French Settlement, he passed away on June 17, 2015 at Old Jefferson Community Care Center at the age of 99. Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Church cemetery in French Settlement.

Ball, Dawn Elizabeth (Landry)

She passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015. She was 50. She was a native of (Brusly McCall) Donaldsonville and resident of Baton Rouge. Dawn was employed by DOTD where she worked for 25 years. Entombment in St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Mausoleum.

Braud, Vernis Ann "Tiny" Granier

She passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Ascension Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 95. Interment will follow at Hope Haven Garden of Memory Cemetery in Gonzales.

Heath, Bobby “Big Bob” Laine

Bobby “Big Bob” Laine Heath of St. Amant passed away June 6, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, La. The cause of death was accidental. He was 27. He was born Oct, 28, 1987 to Rickie Laine Heath, now deceased, and Bertie J. Heath of Gonzales. He was a graduate of Walker High School Walker, La. He was employed in sales and merchandise for nine years at H.M.C. Generators in Prairieville. He would travel to Wisconsin every three years to get certified. He loved to fish and hunt. Most of all he loved his boys, Rickie Laine Heath, III, 5, and Sylas Neil Thibeadeaux Health, 19 and 1/2 months old. He also survived by his mother, Bertie J. Health of Gonzales; grandmother, Evelyn Health; five uncles, Bert W. Health, of St. Amant, Jimmy E. Johnson, of Louisiana, Miles Tully Sr., of Washington, D.C., James Stallings, of Miss., and John Bridgeman of Texas; aunts, Arleen Stallings of Miss., Sydney Bridgeman of Texas, and many cousins and friends. He was preceeded in deather by Rickie L. Heath, Sidney Health, James U. Johnson, Wanda J. Tully and great grandmother, Hilda Heath. Viewing was held June 10, 2015 at Church Funeral, St. Amant. He was cremated after donating his organs. Memorial service to be held at 2616 Misty Meadow, Marrero, La. Date pending. For more information and directions, call Bertie (Bird Lady) at 225-828-9439.

Stewart, Arnette Henry

A Ward Clerk at Old Jefferson Community and a Certified CPR Instructor, she passed away at 6:45 p.m. on June 16, 2015, at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. She was born on February 1, 1973. Burial in Mount Gillion Baptist Church Cemetery in Prairieville.

White, Kathryn Faulkner "Kathy"

A native of Alexandria and a resident of Sorrento, she passed away at her home at 6 a.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015. She was 65 and a homemaker. Interment will be at Green Lawn Memorial Park in Natchez, MS.

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